How tights took the devil from terrifying demon to mustachioed prankster…

Posted November 30, 2017 9:48 pm by Editor

How tights took the devil from terrifying demon to mustachioed prankster…

How did the devil go from the ugly and terrifying Enemy of Man and God in the Renaissance to a Renaissance tights-wearing chopped ham spokesperson in the 20th century? It all comes down to the telling and retelling of a fable about a real German scholar accused of trying to snatch knowledge that wasn’t his to take.

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